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in italy and lost an arm to a german grenade leading a battle that won him the medal of honor. >> everything became a bit crazy, bullets flying all over the place. my arm through off. i looked for the grenade because i knew it was in my hand. there it was still clutched and i peeled it off and threw it at the enemy. >> reporter: inouye was elected to the u.s. house of representatives in 1959, the same year hawaii became a state. he won a seat in the senate three years later where he served eight and a half terms. >> he was a man who as we all know rarely called attention to himself but who lived a remarkable american life filled with dignity and grace of the true hero that he was. >> reporter: he gained notoriety when he served on the senate committee looking into the watergate scandal. the probe ultimately led to president nixon's resignation. in a statement president obama said, quote, our country has lost a true american hero. bigad shaban, cbs news, los angeles. >> inouye also served as the chair of the congressional panel during the iran-contra affair. he was responsible
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